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Notre Dame Fighting Irish Face the Illinois Fighting Illini: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

College basketball betting interest will be high on Wednesday when the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame hit the hard court against the Fighting Illini of Illinois.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish were listed as -2.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Illinois Fighting Illini Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have watched them go 4-2 and 1-3 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Illinois Fighting Illini are at 3-4 and 3-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Illinois Fighting Illini are 2-3, while the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have a 2-2 mark.

The Fighting Illini - Fighting Irish odds would favor the Fighting Irish if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Illinois is rated No. 113 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Notre Dame is at No. 75.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Illinois's No. 141 nationally ranked offense (74.86 points per game) against a Notre Dame Fighting Irish defense that sits as the No. 78 at 66.17 PPG. The Illinois Fighting Illini have been averaging 45.48% from the field, less than the Fighting Irish have managed so far this season (46.37% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Notre Dame is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games
  • Notre Dame is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Notre Dame is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Notre Dame's last 5 games on the road
  • Illinois is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • Illinois is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Notre Dame home to Stony Brook, Tuesday, December 8th
Illinois at Western Carolina, Saturday, December 5th